Join us in association with the Friendsof Art Park Alliance a NYC Parks and Recreation It's My Park event for their 1st annual AfriBembé Festival in El Barrio!
The AfriBembé Festival in El Barrio, is a Pan-African cultural festival that celebrates the artistry, musicality, and creative expressions of the African Diaspora in El Barrio.
Festival-goers will delight in a pan african food and artisan market, live music performances, a pop-up outdoor exhibition, street style fashion show, a host of art activities, and other surprises! We’ll also feature DJ’s bringing you the vibes from across the African diaspora and beyond.
Performances + Sets from:
We will have performances representing Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Honduras, Mali, South Africa, St. Vincent, and more. Our lineup includes Afro Domincano, Bohio Music, Chief Joseph Chatoyer Dance Company, Típica 73, Retumba, DJ Laureano, DJ AQ, more! Our DJ's will spin salsa, bachata, kompa, hip-hop, afrobeats, to gqom tracks!
WHEN: August 18, 2019
TIME: 12 PM - 8 PM
GENERAL ADMISSION: FREE, ALL ARE WELCOME (FAMILY FRIENDLY) | RSVP NOT REQUIRED
WHERE: E 120th Street Lexington Avenue and 3rd Avenue
LEARN MORE: https://cccadi.org/AfriBemb%C3%A9Festival
MEET OUR PERFORMERS
Sponsors: Harlem Community Development Corporation, Casabe House, Fada, NYC Parks, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts, and Young Bucks Sports.
August 18 @ 12pm
where:Harlem Art Park, E 120th Street Lexington Avenue and 3rd Avenue, New York, NY, 10029 map